Tuesday, May 28th, 2013
I have loved being your teacher!
Have a great summer! I’ll miss you guys!
Friday, May 24th
Langston Hughes (con’t.)
Please, don’t forget tomorrow is Junior Night! If you don’t go, you will not have a schedule for your senior year! Be there!
Robert Frost (1874-1963)
“Birches” (p. 875)
“Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening” (p. 877)
“Mending Wall” (p. 878)
“Out, Out–” (p. 881)
“Acquainted with the Night” (p.883)
“The Gift Outright” (p. 885)
Poetry Recitation Day!
Sustained Silent Reading Period–Bring your library book!
TAKS Recovery Day
Wrapping up Transcendentalism
Vocabulary and Literary Terms (Due Friday by 3:45)
Define and leave room for examples from our text.
Emily Dickinson (1830-1886)
The Belle of Amherst
Reading and Discussion Day One
“Because I Could Not Stop for Death” (p. 408)
“I Heard a Fly Buzz–When I Died” (p. 411)
“There’s a Certain Slant of Light” (p. 412)
“My Life Closed Twice Before Its Close–” (p. 413)
Reading and Discussion Day Two
“The Soul Selects Her Own Society–” (p. 414)
“The Brain is Wider than the Sky–” (p. 415)
“There is a Solitude of Space–” (p. 416)
“Water. is Taught by Thirst” (p. 417)
RESEARCH PAPERS DUE TODAY!
Place it on my desk, grab a treat, and walk away!
Library Day-check about a book and read!
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)
“We need never be ashamed of our tears.”
-Charles Dickens, Great Expectations
Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)
VOCABULARY AND LITERARY TERMS DUE TODAY!
Research Papers are due to be submitted to turnitin.com AND shared with me (email@example.com) via Google Docs by 10:59PM on Sunday, April 7, 2013. NO LATE SUBMISSIONS! A hard (paper) copy of your final draft, as well as your cover page, works cited page, and evidence packet are due when you walk through the door on Monday, April 8, 2013. Even if you are unable to make it to school for some reason, the hard copy must be in my hands on Monday. LATE PAPERS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.